Young Nigerian striker, Peter Olayinka set a new champions league being the first Nigerian score on his UEFA Champions LeagueUEFA Champions League debut for Czech side, Slavia Praha.
In the first group stage match in group F, the young striker opened the scoring against Italian side, Inter Milan.
However, his goal was not enough to secure an upset away victory for his Czech team. Regardless he became the first Nigerian to score on his debut since 2002 when Yakubu Aigbeni did.
Watch the goal below:
We have our first Nigerian scorer in this season's #UCL 🎉
Peter Olayinka scores to give Slavia Praha the lead against Inter at San Siro.
Opta says he's the 1st Nigerian to score on his #ChampionsLeague debut since Yakubu Aiyegbeni in September 2002.
Flying Start ✈ pic.twitter.com/9ct8Z25CcQ
— Soar Super Eagles (@SSE_NGA) September 17, 2019